UHS Behind Closed Doors is bringing to light serious problems in care at Universal Health Services Inc., America’s largest provider of inpatient behavioral health care.
By: Sara Gilgore | September 18, 2019, 3:13 p.m. George Washington University Hospital is working toward a definitive agreement with the District to operate the new hospital slated for the St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast.
George Washington University Hospital broke the law by engaging in regressive bargaining with unionized workers and improperly withdrawing recognition of the union, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled. However, the hospital disputes this and is appealing the decision
The George Washington University Hospital committed a series of serious labor law violations during an anti-union campaign that culminated in the facility unilaterally ending its recognition of a decades-old employees’ union, a federal labor board judge found.
There have been 117 homicides in D.C. so far this year. Of those, 74 were killed in Wards 7 and 8.
Still, the only hospital east of the Anacostia River — United Medical Center — has no trauma center to treat victims of violent crime and other life-threatening emergencies. The four hospitals in the District that treat trauma victims around the clock are all located in affluent Northwest Washington.